There are 5 ways to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to Managua (MGA) GUA - MGA

$97 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus Tica Bus  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus Tourist San Salvador / ...

$54 - $81

3 alternative options

Bus Platinum Centro America  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City to Sébaco
  2. Take the bus from Sébaco to Managua

$100 - $152

Bus Transporte del SOL  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL

$70

Drive  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Guatemala City to Managua 458.6 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua is to bus which costs $50 - $85 and takes 21 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua is to fly which costs $95 - $250 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatemala City to Nicaragua. However, there are services departing from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza and arriving at Managua Mercado Huembes via Managua and Masaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 47 min.

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The distance between Guatemala City and Nicaragua is 660 km. The road distance is 733.7 km.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 24 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua, including transfers.

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Guatemala City to Nicaragua bus services, operated by Transporte del SOL, depart from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza station.

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The best way to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $95 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 16 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Guatemala City to Nicaragua.
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  • Distance: 412.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Guatemala City, Guatemala and Nicaragua?

Copa Airlines, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Guatemala City to Managua 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guatemala City to Managua via Sébaco and Managua in around 16 h 24 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
TACA
Website
taca.alternativeairlines.com
Flights from Guatemala City to Managua
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Bus operators
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Sébaco to Managua
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from Guatemala City Crowne Plaza to Managua Terminal Transporte del SOL
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from San Salvador Tica Bus San Carlos to Managua Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com

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